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Paul Brodie’s Storied eBee Electric Bike Build

Famed bicycle designer Paul Brodie originally made this e-bike in 2012 for the NAHBS (North American Handbuilt Bike Show). He built it, start to finish, in 90 days. Check out some of the things that have happened since then with the bike.…

Podcast Interview With Steve Christini

Steve Christini is an evil genius. Well, not evil, but he is a genius. His all-wheel drive system for bicycles, motorcycles and now e-bikes is revolutionary. In this episode of the Electric Bike Action Podcast, we talk about how it came…

Podcast interview with Toby Ricco of Bimotal

We just published our latest Electric Bike Action Podcast episode. We interviewed Toby Ricco of Bimotal, a startup that's making an e-bike conversion that leaves your bike otherwise intact, with a quick-release system that takes it…

Basso Launches New Volta Bikes

Basso Bikes is launching a new electric bike platform, called Volta, that is configurable as a road bike, a gravel bike, or a city/commuter bike. It is based on Basso's Palta gravel bike, and it is powered by a 250W Polini motor, which…

SIMON COWELL BREAKS HIS BACK ON AN E-BIKE Updated

Updated for clarity 08/11/2020 Entertainment mogul Simon Cowell crashed his e-bike Saturday, breaking his back. He underwent a 6-hour surgery Saturday night to put rods in his back, and is now recovering. The injury to three vertebrae…

2021 Yamaha YZ Electric Motocross Bike

Yamaha Motor Europe has produced an electric dirt bike with the help of battery producer SPIKE, engineering company Dohms Projects, and the Royal Dutch Motorcyclists Association (KNMV) to produce an electric motor and battery system to be…

TRIUMPH LAUNCHES THEIR FIRST E-BIKE

Triumph, the world-famous motorcycle manufacturer that began making motorcycles in 1902, has entered the electric bicycle market. It seems a natural fit, since the company has been making powerful two-wheeled vehicles for so long. Their…

FIRST LOOK: 2020 CANNONDALE TOPSTONE NEO CARBON LEFTY 3

Our new Assistant Editor Nick Clair walks you through the features and specs of the 2020 Cannondale Topstone Neo Carbon Lefty 3. It's a fun bike, powered by a Gen 4 Bosch Performance Line CX motor with a host of great features. Take…